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  • Architect Frank Gehry explained that the design for the Eisenhower memorial was meant to capture the arc of the president's life, from his humble beginnings in Abilene, Kan., through his military and political service. He has made changes to the design after criticism from Eisenhower family members. (Andrew Harnik, The Washington Times) Gallery, washingtontimes.com/multimedia.

    Panel sticks with Gehry's memorial to Ike

    The commission handling the design and construction of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial on Wednesday largely ignored recent criticism of the memorial design, choosing instead to unanimously approve the plan despite concerns over cost and concept.

  • BOOK REVIEW: Last years of an American hero

    As a young presidential speechwriter in the Nixon White House, I soon learned that underneath a rigidly enforced surface discipline, the place teemed with conflicts and contradictions, both personal and political. There was one thing, however, that everybody seemed to agree on: Julie Nixon Eisenhower was a good egg.

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